IND vs SL 2nd ODI: The Indian cricket team faces Sri Lanka today in the second match of the three-match ODI series. The Sri Lankan team batted first in this match and put 215 runs on the board. The Indian bowlers did not allow the Sri Lankan bowlers to survive in this match. Especially Mohammad Siraj once again impressed everyone. Now Siraj has given a big statement.
Siraj said this about Rahul
India pacer Mohammed Siraj credited his success in the second ODI against Sri Lanka to the advice of wicketkeeper KL Rahul, who was able to understand the pitch and conditions of Eden Gardens here very well. Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets each as Sri Lanka pooled for 215 in 39.4 overs in a batting-friendly field. Siraj said during the break of the innings that Rahul realized the ball stopped moving after the first over itself, after which a new strategy was adopted against Sri Lanka’s experienced batting lineup who were among tough (good length and short ball). length at which it is not easy to score runs) was to be bowled.
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Siraj, who took three wickets for 30 runs in 5.4 overs in Sri Lanka’s innings, said: “The ball wasn’t coming fast enough and it wasn’t swinging enough.” So the plan was to bowl the stumps and create pressure from one end, hoping that the wickets would come and other bowlers would help. Giving India the first breakthrough by being sacked and taking advantage of the pressure created by them, Kuldeep demolished the opposing team’s middle order.
Siraj said: “KL Rahul told me that after one over, the ball stopped swinging, so I bowled hard. It was a good batting ground, but Kuldeep pitched very well and destroyed the middle order.